• Short Summary

    American statesman visits Kikuyu guard-post and African village market in Kenya.

  • Description

    Nairobi, Kenya.

    SV towards, wicker draw bridge coming down, guard running out of post. SV Guards lining up. CU Native man drawing short sword. SV towards, Adlai Stevenson (US presidential hopeful who lost to Eisenhower in the last elections) walking from his car to inspect guards. CU African guard. CU Stevenson inspecting guard. SV Guard lined up. SV Stevenson and party with Mr Symes - Thompson, Limuri District Officer, walking over lowered wicker draw bridge. Mr Stevenson stops and appears to be interested in general construction of bridge. Walks towards guard post. SCU Mr Stevenson talking to British Army officer. CU Stevenson. SV Stevenson and party walking by mud huts. SV Stevenson shaking hands with Chief Nderu and shakes hands with one of the village elders. CU Stevenson talking. CU African man listening. SV towards, Stevenson and Symes - Thompson walking out of village. SCU Stevenson in Kikuyu market inspecting wares offered by natives. CU African lady with elaborate ear ornamentation, Stevenson is in the picture juggling earrings, pan to CU Stevenson. SCU Woman with ear ornamentation.

    (Lav.) (Orig "C")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:34:00 / 01:54:55:00

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